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GENDER EQUALITY NEWS

Do we inherently take pride in being a 'good woman'?

March 08, 2020 9:14 am

Studies have shown how women tend to conform more than men. A study published in the Psychology of Women Quarterly found that females tend to conform more than males especially when under surveillance

One of the big things for both govts is around climate change, says UK’s first Special Envoy for gender equality

January 28, 2020 3:21 am

The main focus was to take part in the Raisina dialogue, held in Delhi (earlier this month). We touched upon female leadership, the role of men as champions and allies, covered a whole range of topics, said UK’s first Special Envoy Joanna Roper.

Gender neutrality to sharenting: How parenting changed over the decade

January 01, 2020 11:49 am

A lot of parents today are more sensitive to gender issues and are ensuring they treat daughters and sons equally. These parents refrain from gendered parenting. Some are also consciously adopting a gender-neutral way of raising kids.

Being Baba: A letter to my baby son when he turns 25

December 11, 2019 2:42 pm

"I know it isn't easy being a good man in this crazy world but knowing how your mom and I have raised you I know you are a good man and I want to tell you that however hard it is, it is totally worthwhile."

Transgenders' Bill 2019 denies the community to decide their own identity — a right granted by the SC

December 01, 2019 9:57 am

This inevitably gives rise to questions: How can a third person decide my identity or my gender? Who else will know who I really am? My gender is my right. Is it not well within my right to decide if I am a man, woman, transman or a transwoman? Can anyone deny that the Supreme Court has reiterated this right of ours?

She Said: Empowerment, via the dinner table

December 01, 2019 10:10 am

The propensity to violence against working wives seems to be greater in men who lose their own jobs or whose wives earn more than them. Relative income matters — the largest resentment is unleashed when the woman’s income exceeds her spouse’s.

'Buckle up:' New IMF chief vows 'relentless' focus on gender equality

October 16, 2019 8:19 am

Georgieva said she would also prioritize pay equity at the lender, noting that it was not until she reached a senior position at the World Bank that she realized how much her salary had lagged that of male counterparts for many years.

In his company

October 14, 2019 4:09 am

A new report confirms men continue to dominate India Inc. Private sector needs to do more to ensure diversity, equality.

Forwarded as Received: How Other Half Lives

September 08, 2019 6:11 am

WhatsApp Uncle imagines what it is to be a woman

Lancet journals to adopt diversity pledge, ‘no all-male panel’ policy

August 09, 2019 4:32 am

Six months ago, The Lancet published a theme issue on women in science, medicine and global health (#LancetWomen) that raised concerns about systemic gender bias impeding the advancement of and equity for women in these fields.